Tag Archives: Hawaii

Dad

Dad, thank you for being my hero… Dad, thank you for being my strength… Dad, thank you for giving me the opportunity to travel the world… Dad, thank you for teaching me the future is our strength, never look back… … Continue reading

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Paradise …yes, Hawaii!

I was going to write my daily thoughts on caregiving,however, I couldn’t …..other thoughts are preoccupying my day.. I’m sooo saddened to see the destruction from the lava flow in Hawaii…. I grew up in Hawaii …the freedom of paradise … Continue reading

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Life and Destruction

it just doesn’t make sense — they worked all their lives for us and he continues to destroy…. he will be responsible if anything happens to them before they get the joy they deserve… it is like obamacare…all over the … Continue reading

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JFK – 50th Anniversary

people are talking about the upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK … i was so young…living in Hawaii at the time… the schools closed and the next 6 days were spent at the television watching an event we … Continue reading

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Bruce, Bruce, Bruce

Bruce can save me – he has done it before. Life is a trip right now — when I look at the blue sky I want to see peace…I want to see beauty….now I only see what could be. I … Continue reading

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What is fair anymore?  The Zimmerman Trial?  Snowden?

What is fair anymore?  The Zimmerman Trial?  Snowden?  Crossing the street against the traffic?  Tipping at Starbuck’s on a $5 latte?  27 NFL Football players being arrested in the last year?  What has happened to sanity?  Sad…we are all buying … Continue reading

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A man and his chair

I was caught off guard….our family chipped in and bought dad a new chair for father’s day…after all, he is 95 and deserves a “new chair.”  We were so proud to present him with his new “chair”….dad…not so much. I … Continue reading

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National Donut Day…..Really?

It is National Donut Day……me, I’m dreaming of chocolate chip cookies….but then I’ll have to walk a mile just to keep the thighs I have! The latte’s are bubbling…people are acting disinterested, big brother is listening to my phone calls … Continue reading

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Humidity and Complaining!

it is hot and humid outside.  Last week I was complaining about the cold — such gilt for complaining.  it is all about the hair….i owe keratin my life!  i can live again…exercise, shower and blow hair for 5 instead … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Day

It doesn’t get any easier …..however, Monday is here and we can start again. I’m having my coffee, watching ” Morning Joe” and dreaming of what could be…. People are singing their woes from the rafters. No one has answers….Me? … Continue reading

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